Chevy Express Overland Build w/ Solar, Water, Fridge, Weldtec Bumpers / Lift + More $12,500


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I am selling my 2003 Chevy Express 1500 5.3 Liter V8, fully converted into an off-road capable overland camper last summer, 2017. This van is a ready-to-roll off-grid machine with solar power, running water, RV fridge, a full 8' of counter space and more!

It's currently located in Grants Pass, Oregon headed to Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, AZ May 18-20. Van can be delivered to Southern California after the event, or meet up with us at Overland Expo to pick it up at the biggest offroad/overland event of the year.

- Renogy 1000W pure sign power inverter, Renogy 30amp Solar Charge Controller, two 100W solar panels
- Dual Trojan T-105 Deep Cycle Batteries, 225 Amp Hours total capacity
- Norcold 12V 35L Fridge/Freezer: High efficiency, ice cold - MaxxAir Deluxe 10 speed roof fan with remote control, thermostat, auto mode and rain sensor
- 24" hideaway TV/monitor behind rear door curtains
- Four 110V AC Outlets
- Integrated Renogy remote inverter/battery monitor panel
- Built-in sink with Moen faucet and 7.5 gallon interior water storage and 12v on-demand water pump
- Marine grade 12V power panel w/ 12V lighting, water pump, trickle charging, access bay lighting and more
- Tongue and groove woodwork throughout
- Privacy curtains throughout
- Bluetooth Stereo, amp wired & installed, ready for subwoofer
- 8' Countertop with custom base cabinet and 3 drawers
- Plywood subfloor with moisture barrier
- Indoor/Outdoor turf carpet is washable and removable
- Ikea futon / couch

- 33" Goodyear DuraTrac Tires purchased December 2017
- 17" Helios Wheels
- Full-length roof rack with dual 100W Renogy Monocrystalline Solar Panels
- Weldtec Designs Aluminum Bumpers with integrated Lightforce Lighting:
(2x Venom 150mm Driving Lights 2x Rok40, 4x Rok20)
- Weldtec Designs Coil Bucket Spacers + leaf pack kit (3" lift total)
- Custom Magnaflow exhaust, installed December 2017
- Towing Package with 7 pin harness

- 265,000 miles, excellent running condition
- No check engine lights, leaks or issues
- New 850 CCA Battery, December 2017
- Ball Joints replaced by Henderson's Line-Up December 2017 (have complete paperwork and service report for work)
- Front end alignment December 2017

The van will be at Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona May 18-20. If you are an out of town buyer, we can arrange to deliver in Flagstaff, AZ or for an additional fee, can coordinate other meeting locations.

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I live in Eugene and am interested in the van for sale. Let me know if it is still available. Thanks


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How long does a Chevy engine last?
It is a genuine question. I've always had Toyota, MB, and Nissan; never had any other make...


I'm assuming it's an LS engine, so pretty much bulletproof or it's $500 for a new 5.3. from he junkyard.